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October 7, 2015

Shorties (An Interview with Claudia Rankine, A New Tortoise Song, and more)

Literary Hub's A Phone Call from Paul podcast interviewed poet Claudia Rankine.

Stream a new Tortoise song from the band's album Beacons of Ancestorship.

Author Bonnie Jo Campbell interviewed herself at The Nervous Breakdown.

The Guardian shared an African pop playlist.

The Nervous Breakdown interviewed Kate Christensen about her new memoir How to Cook a Moose.

Read an excerpt from the book.

Stereogum profiled the band Florist.

"Holdly is continually coming to terms with the space between our desire for permanence and the inevitable slippage of time; these are mini-philosophical treatises nestled in carefully constructed folk-pop songs."

Vol. 1 Brooklyn interviewed Lincoln Michel about his new short story collection Upright Beasts.

American Songwriter profiled singer-songwriter Iris Dement.

Londonist readers listed the best London novels.

Stream a new Foxing song.

Maris Kreizman talked to BuzzFeed about her new book Slaughterhouse 90210.

PopMatters interviewed singer-songwriter Spooner Oldham.

Morning Edition interviewed Anthony Marra about his new short story collection The Tsar of Love and Techno.

Skiddle interviewed Vetiver frontman Andy Cabic.

Vulture interviewed cartoonist Adrian Tomine.

Gauntlet profiled the band Ought.

Sandra Cisneros talked to All Things Considered about her new memoir A House of My Own.

VICE talked politics with Grimes' Claire Boucher.

Morning Edition interviewed Claire Vaye Watkins about her debut novel Gold Fame Citrus.

also at Largehearted Boy:

previous Shorties posts (daily news and links from the worlds of music, books, and pop culture)

100 Online Sources for Free and Legal Music Downloads
Atomic Books Comics Preview (the week's best new comics and graphic novels)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
daily mp3 downloads
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)
Short Cuts (writers pair a song with their short story or essay)
weekly music release lists
WORD Bookstores Books of the Week (recommended new books)

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